Senior Pastor at Covenant Community Church
Vacaville, CA 95687
About the job
Thank you for your interest in the open position for the Senior Pastor at Covenant
Community Church (CCC) in Vacaville, California. We are full of hope as we pray that God calls a gifted and skilled pastor to lead and shepherd our church community. We believe that CCC and the City of Vacaville have a lot to offer, and we thank you for your time and consideration for the position.
Covenant Community Church is a place where we strive to celebrate God, connect with others and change the world. Our church community consists of roughly 120 multigenerational members, who are some of the kindest people you will ever meet. We are committed Christians growing in God's word and seeking discipleship to Jesus Christ. Our church campus is located on 5 acres of land and includes a sanctuary, as well as children’s and staff office buildings. This past year we updated our church office with fresh paint, and the sanctuary with new flooring and paint, streamlined sound/video equipment, and a refreshed stage design. CCC is also in the final stages of building a beautiful bell tower on the property, which not only provides CCC with additional income, but will serve as an outdoor event and gathering location. It has a covered outdoor stage which we hope to make a focal point for years to come by adding an inviting landscape and grassy area. The best place to survey what Covenant Community Church is like is to check out our church website or visit our church Facebook page. You can worship along with our amazing worship team in previous sermon videos or explore engaging Sunday School lessons taught by our Children's Ministry team.
- www.cccvv.org - www.facebook.com/CCCVacaville
The Senior Pastor will provide spiritual, theological, administrative and pastoral leadership for the congregation through the following areas:
- Function as a spiritual leader and provide visionary leadership to the congregation
- Actively support Christian formation and discipleship of all members
- Moderate the Session and serve as a resource to congregational committees,
ministries and Deacons
- Plan, oversee and lead congregational worship services
- Supervise the church staff
- Provide pastoral care to the congregation as needed
- Engaging preaching that is focused on sound biblical teaching
- Ability to connect and minister to our multi-generational church
- Live and lead by example, spends daily time in the Word
- Visionary leadership skills, with a focus on growth and the ability to build up and
support teams of leaders
- Strong and effective communication skills to lead church staff with support, advocacy and encouragement
About our City and surrounding area:
With a population of just over 100,000 residents spanning roughly 29 square miles,
Vacaville was rated one of the top 10 "most livable small cities" in the country in 2018 - and we highly agree with this assessment!
The growth of Vacaville over the past few years and the plans for further expansion are some of the many reasons that it is such a desirable place to live. Located in Solano County, the area is supported by a diversified economy that includes Travis Air Force Base, biotechnology, manufacturing, government, agriculture, and much more. The City of Vacaville has exciting plans to expand its world class biomanufacturing center by 300 acres. A newly added train station recently put Vacaville on the Capitol Corridor Train line for easy commuting to the Bay Area. Additionally, Vacaville has the top-rated school district in the county as well as highly rated charter and private school options. It also sits between several amazing universities - UC Davis, UC Berkeley, Sonoma State and Sacramento State - and is home to Solano Community College. Finally, the residential area surrounding CCC is expanding with multiple new home communities, putting our church in a prime area for growth and outreach.
Vacaville residents enjoy the small-town charm and bountiful community events. It’s easy to spend an enjoyable day around the town. There’s hiking or biking around historic Vaca Peña and Lagoon Valley, shopping at the Vacaville Premium Outlets, or visiting the Nut Tree train and carousel followed by ice cream at Fentons Creamery. Throughout the year there are a plethora of events to attend at the city’s wonderful libraries, community centers, senior center and Performing Arts Theatre. The downtown and town square area hosts superb events throughout the year - Restaurant week, Fiesta Days, Creekwalk Concerts, Farmers’ Market, and Merriment on Main. At Christmas time, a stroll down our famous Candy Cane lane enjoying the incredible Christmas lights with a cup of hot cocoa is a must!
Vacaville is centrally located to almost anything you could imagine exploring in Northern California. To the west is San Francisco, Napa/Sonoma, and the beautiful redwood forests. Not to mention the beaches, hunting/fishing, and world class dining. To the east you can explore Lake Tahoe for skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and mountain biking. And don’t forget about Yosemite National Park and the eclectic gold rush towns. The possibilities of fun days exploring not only Vacaville but all of Northern California are endless.